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  • Q&A on Rod Blagojevich: What happens after appeals court ruling

    CHICAGO — A ruling by a federal court in the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption convictions left open the possibility that th ...
    July 22, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • 6 beaches closed in Wonder Lake, Lake in the Hills, Island Lake for high bacteria levels

    Officials from the McHenry County Department of Health retested area beaches for bacterial levels Tuesday after the weekend's heavy rains.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Crystal Lake teen crashes stolen golf cart in Lake in the Hills, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man's joy ride on a stolen golf cart ended Wednesday when he crashed into a pole in Lake in the Hills, ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s planned for September in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Nearly 450 people from the McHenry County area expected to walk this September in an effort to raise awareness and funds to fight ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • U.S. home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

    WASHINGTON – Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed the a ...
    July 22, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • Fire damages Woodstock garage

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock firefighters believe an ember for a charcoal grill might be behind a fire that broke out in a Woodstock garage Tuesday evening.
    July 22, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Beer tent dispute coming to head in Champaign County

    URBANA (AP) — The Champaign County chapter of Disabled American Veterans hopes people give the cold shoulder to the tent selling cold beer at the loca ...
    July 22, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 22; Clinton raising money in finance sector as she raps industry

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 22, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Firefighters extinguish trailer tire fire in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A Wednesday morning blaze on the rear tires of a trailer in Huntley immobilized the trailer, but caused little other damage, fire officials ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • 'Real Woodstock' marketing campaign aims to bring development, tourism to city

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock has real history, real charm and a real town Square.That’s what John Harris, p ...
    July 22, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 reaches new agreement for swim teams

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 swimmers will have a pool this coming school year.
    July 22, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Huntley police investigate string of work van burglaries

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police are investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins that ended with more than $10,000 in tools being stolen from work vans.
    July 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Harvard rollover crash Monday sends driver to the hospital

    HARVARD – A man from unincorporated Harvard rolled his vehicle Monday after trying to avoid a deer near the state border, fire officials said.
    July 21, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Correction

    An article that appeared on page A1 in June 21’s edition incorrectly reported the size of Community High School District 155’s projected deficit for f ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Israeli premier’s household spending facing criminal probe

    JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister faced a new scandal Tuesday after the attorney general ordered a criminal investigation into excessive spending at ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:53 pm
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